For the second public examination of D.El.Ed  Exam, the timetable has been released by the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS), according to which, the second leg of Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) public exam 2018 for untrained in-service teachers is scheduled to begin on 25th September 2018 and conclude on 29th September 2018.

  • The exam will start with ‘Elementary Education in India’ (subject code: 501) as the first paper.

The examination will be held in a single session on all exam days from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm.

The first exam of D.EL.Ed was organised by NIOS earlier this year on 31st May, 1st June and 2nd June 2018 across the country in which about 12 Lakh teachers had participated.

About NIOS-D.El.Ed Programme:

The NIOS Diploma in Elementary Education (D.El.Ed) programme is a two-year course specifically designed for in-service untrained teachers working in primary/ upper primary schools of different states across the country and aims at enabling the in-service teachers to develop skills, competencies, attitudes and understanding, and make teaching more valuable at the elementary stage of learning.

NIOS D.El.Ed programme for untrained teachers is being conducted after Parliament passed an amendment in RTE act to help them qualify for teaching in elementary schools.